Jaguar XK8 Technical Service Bulletin (TSB)

C-03 on-Plug ignition coil AJ27
L-03 Diode - Rear Tail Lamp Trunk Harness
1-224NAS Mandatory Tool - Midtronics PSC-550 Vehicle Power Supply
1-186 Using WDS To Program/Configure Control Modules – Common Issues/Solutions –VID Block – Background Information
3-158 Wood Veneer Repair Program
7-22 Headlamp Adjustment
100-03 Torque Wrench – Using with Extensions
100-16 Introduction of Extended Life Coolant (XLC) –Identification – Usage
100-17 Engine Oil Capacity –Increased Level –New Dipstick
100-21 Engine Vibration/Noise Above 1000 RPM –Oil Pump Resonance –Install Revised Oil Pump
100-22 2003 MY XK Range Product Update –Vehicle Specification Changes and Feature Enhancements
100-23 Drive Belt Noise After Cold Start –Supercharger –Revised Drive Belt Available
100-24 Buzzing/Knocking Noise After Start Or With Ignition On – Adaptive Speed Control Module – Repair Procedure
100-35 Special Tool 206-066A –Does Not Fit Revised Hub Assembly –Modification Procedure
100-36 Engine Drive Belt –Noise Issues –Diagnosis

Programming seat weight sensors


Front Suspension – Noise Diagnosis

204-02 Front Wheel Hub – Accumulation Of Excess Grease – Grease Deflector Ring
204-03 Knocking Noise – Rear Subframe Bushing –Modification Procedure
204-05 Monostrut Bushing Replacement Tool –Special Tool 204-201
204-06 Chrome Wheels – Change Of Specification –Service Action S817
204-10 Rear Suspension Hub Carrier Fulcrum Bolts –Revised Specification –Replace – Service Action S468
204-12 New Splitter Tool – Lower Ball Joint
204-15 Vibration Felt Through Steering Wheel or Seats – Wheels/Tires –Diagnostic Procedure
204-16 Replacement Stabilizer Bar Bushings –Lubricate Before Installing
204-17 Vibration/Shimmy –Tire Radial Force Variation –Optimizing Wheels And Tires
204-18 Permanent ‘High Spot’ Marking On Tire Inboard Sidewall –Information
204-19 Shock Absorbers –Revised Warranty Replacement Policy
204-S499 Lower Wishbone Front Bushing –Change Of Specification –Service Action S499
205-02 Drive Shaft Fasteners – Revised Torque Specifications
205-03 Oil Leak – Pinion Oil Seal – Replace Pinion Drive Flange/Oil Seal Assembly –Procedure Not In Workshop Manual
205-04 Differential Pinion Oil Seal –Correct Special Tools
205-05 Driveshaft Universal Joint Bolts –Revised Torque Specification –Service Action S822
206-01AM Parking Brake – Poor Release –Repair Procedure
206-02 Scraping Noise – Front Brake Disc Shield –Install Washer
206-03 Incorrect Torque Specification – Front & Rear Brake Caliper Retaining Bolts & Guide Pins
206-04 Brake Disc Vibration –Diagnosis –General Information
206-06 New Special Tool 206-066A – ABS Rotor Nut Socket (Version 2)
206-07 Selector Lever difficult Shift From Park-Brake Lamps Remain Lit - Failsafe Message - Revised Brake Pedal And Switch
206-08 Uprated Front Brake Discs and Calipers –Running Change
206-09 Brake Calipers –Separate Serviceable Parts –Repair Policy
206-11 Vibration When Braking (Comeback Visits) – Brembo Brakes –Disc/Hub Optimization Procedure
206-12 Brake Caliper Flexible Hose –Washer Now Available Separately
211-01 Steering Rack – Leak at Transfer Pipe Union Nut – Replace O-rings
211-02am Steering Rack –Oil Seal/Pinion Valve Housing –Replacement
211-03 PAS System – Pressure Testing
211-05 Noisy Servotronic II Steering Racks –Revised Restrictors/Transfer Pipes –Replacement Kits
211-06 Steering Rack Knocking Or Rattling –Revised Lower Steering Column/Rack Return Line – Repair Procedure
211-S506 Power Steering Pump Valve Bore –Incorrect Machining –Service Action S506
2/10/02 2000 XJ Timing4  Not sure it will apply to XK8/R but wanted to list it as a FYI     Primary Timing Chain LH
303-01 Drivability Concerns After Repair –Resetting ECM Adaptation
303-02 Releasing Drive Belt – Tool and Procedure
303-03 Exhaust Manifold – Retaining Bolts –Removal Procedure
303-04 P1609 – Pinpoint Test –Revised Procedure
303-05 Crankshaft Damper – Loose –Repair Procedure
303-06 Part Load Breather Line – Proper Routing
303-07a EGR System – Deleted on North American Specification (NAS) XK8 Vehicles
303-08 DTC P1396 (VVT Solenoid Malfunction - B bank) –Diagnosis and Repair
303-09 Coolant Specification Change –Coolant D542 (Yellow) 
303-10 Crankshaft Damper – Split Cone Locking Method – Removal Tool 
303-11a Poor Heater Performance –Coolant Specification Change –Repair Procedure 
303-12 Elevated Idle Speed –Cold Start & Warm-up –Base Idle Specifications 
303-13 Engine Block Heater – Install Power Cord –Service Action S686 –Canadian Market Vehicles Only 
303-14 Low Coolant Level –Warning Lamp Illuminated 
303-15 Cooling System Bleed Lines - Correct Routing - Model Year Differences
303-17 Special Tool 303-623 –Release Tool for Quick-fit Connectors 
303-13 Special Tool 307-010-05 – Test Adapter For Oil Pressure Gauge 
303-19 Crankshaft Main Bearing &Connecting Rod Tools 
303-20 Engine Lifting & Mounting Brackets –Special Tools 303-536 & 303-537 
303-21 Valve Seat Cutter Pilot –Special Tool 303-139-05 
303-22 Crankshaft Rear Oil Seal Remover/Installer – Special Tool 303-538 
303-24 Limited Throttle Opening –Secure Throttle Cable Adjusting Nut –Recall R466 
303-26 Oil Weep – Rear Face of Cylinder Heads 
303-27a PAS Pump Drive Pulley Bolts –Check Torque – Service Action S462 
303-28 Revised Camshaft Drive Operations –Use Ball-ended Hex Drive Bit 
303-29 Idle Quality - Spark Plugs - Revised Gaps
303-30 Noise During Start Up –Install Revised Timing Chain Tensioners
303-31 Replacement Cylinder Heads – Preparation for Normally Aspirated Engines With VVT Feature – Procedure
303-32 Continuously Variable Valve Timing –CVVT Unit Retaining Bolt –Revised Torque Not In JTIS
303-34a ECM Replacement –Engine Management Questionnaire –Reporting Requirements
303-35a Difficult Cold Start – Normally Aspirated Engines – ECM Flash Reprogramming –Service Action S479
303-36 Removing Redundant EGR Pipe –Authorized Modification –Service Action S831 
303-38 Poor Start –Fuel Line Knocking Noise –Repair Procedure 
303-39 Long Cranking – Difficult Warm/Hot Start –Diagnosis Procedure –AJ 26 Normally Aspirated Engines 
303-40 Broken Stub Pipe on Cruise Control Vacuum Actuator – Warranty-return Throttle Bodies –AJ26 Engines 
303-43 Drivability Diagnosis – AJ 26 Engines 
303-44 Spark Plug "Blow-by Stain"/Corona Stain - Spark Plug Function Not Affected - Replacement Unnecessary
303-46 Check Engine Mil Illuminated - DTC P0442, P0445, P0446 - Replace Canister Control Valve
303-47 Hesitation, Surging, Detonation, Poor Throttle Response/Acceleration –Diagnostic Flowcharts – AJ 26 Engines 
303-48a Coolant Leakage - Heater Hose - Repair Procedure
303-49 “Restricted Performance” Displayed on Message Center – Limp Home Mode –AJ27 SC Engines – Reflash ECM 
303-50 Engine Oil Leakage –Loose Oil Cooler Lines –Install Modified Cooler Pipes 
303-51 Oil Leaks From Oil Filter –Filter Loosens –Revised Tightening Method 
303-52 Difficult Or Non-Start/Hesitation –Normally Aspirated AJ 27 Engines –Reflash ECM 
303-53 Hesitation When Cold –Supercharged AJ 27 Engines –Reflash ECM 
303-54 Overheating –Thermostat Stuck Closed –Revised Thermostat Available 
303-55 Hard Start/non start condition - AJ26 Engines - Diagnostic Flowcharts
303-57a Loss Of Engine Performance –Intake Ducts Loose –Install Revised Parts 
303-58 Check engine MIL - DTC P0121 Flagged - Connector Material Mismatch - AJ27 Engines - Modify Harness's
303-59 Chirping Noise From Accessory Drive Belt –Misaligned Belt –Replace FEAD Tensioner
303-60 Coolant Pumps - Identifying impeller Material - Pump Replacement Guidelines
303-61 Fuel Vapor Odor In Interior –Convertible Models Only –Repair Procedure 
303-62 Ticking Noise From Left Side Footwell - EVAP Canister Purge Valve - Repair Procedure
303-62a Ticking Noise From Left side Footwell –EVAP Canister Purge Valve –Repair Procedure 
303-63 Fuel Smell Or DTC P0455 EVAP System - Repair Procedure
303-66 Engine Pinging –Check Long And Short Term Fuel Trim –Repair Procedure 
303-67 Rough Idle/Hesitation –Contaminated Fuel Injectors –Cleaning Procedure 
303-68 Start-up and Idle Rattle –Primary Or Secondary Chain Tensioner –Replace 
303-S490a Possible Alternator Mounting Bracket Contact– Replace Front Auxiliary Drive Belt –Service Action S490 
303-S498 "Engine Fail Safe" displayed - Replace Throttle Body - Normal Aspirated Vehicles Only - Service Action S498
303-S498a “Engine Fail Safe” Displayed –Replace Throttle Body – Normally Aspirated Vehicles Only – Service Action S498 
303-S514 Throttle Closed Position Operation
303-S514 Operation Of Throttle While In Closed Position –Service Action S514 
303-S701 Check Engine MIL Illuminated/Excess Engine Noise – Replace Cracked EGR Transfer Pipe– Service Action S701 
303-S704 A-Bank Camshaft Sensor Harness Contacting EGR Pipe – Check/Install Tie Strap –Service Action S704 
303-S837 Corroded Pipe For Canister Close Valve –Replace Pipe –Service Action S837 
303-S841 Corroded Filter Vent Pipe - Canister Close Valve
303-S844 P1111 System Readiness Flag Fails to Set .Reprogram ECM .Service Action S844 
303-S845 Corroded Filter Vent Pipe –Canister Close Valve –Service Action S845 
303-S846a Oil Cooler Feed Pipe/Hose Failure –Inspect/Replace Hose –Service Action S846 
307-01-1 Selector Lever Cable –Adjustment Procedure –Not In Workshop Manual
307- 01 Harsh Transmission Shifts or Noise During Shifts
307-03 Replacing Valve Body – ZF 5HP 24 E –Replacement Procedure –Not In Workshop Manual
307-11 ZF 5HP24 – Replace Transmission –Recall R478
307-14 Shift Quality Issues/Harsh Engagement With Engine Cold – ZF 5HP26 –Install New Transmission Control Module
307-15 MIL Illumination - DTC P0741 - Replace Torque Converter
307-R513 Incorrect Gear Selection .ZF 6 Speed Automatic Transmission .Recall Action R513
309-S501 Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Transfer Pipe - Replace - Service Action S501
310-06a All Drivability Issues/Engine Non-start –Carbon Deposits on Throttle Blade –Cleaning Procedure – AJ26 Engines
310-09 EVAP DTC P0455 (Gross Leak) Present - XK Vehicles Only - Background Information For Diagnosis
310-S509 Fuel Filler Cap Difficult To Install/Check Engine MIL On – Revised Fuel FillerCap – Service Action S509
413-02 Control Modules - PECUS Display Messages
413-03 Intermittent Illumination of Instruments/False Warning Messages - Harness Connector Latch
413-S484 Instrument Pack Assembly - CAN Failure - service Action S484
414-06A Intermittently Discharged Battery –Diagnostic Procedure
415-06 In-Car Entertainment - Radio Selectable Features
417-05 Headlight - Condensation
418-03 Control Modules - Compatibility - Interchanging Between Vehicles
418-10 wiring Change - Drivers Seat control Module - Modification Instructions
419-05r Garage Door Opener –Programming Procedure
501-01 Convertible Soft Top – Manual Closing Procedure
501-06 Damaged Cup Holder Mechanism –Replace Mechanism Only –Repair Procedure
501-11 Convertible Top electrical System - Component Descriptions & Diagnosis
501-33 Convertible Top Operating Slowly
501-39 Airbag Deactivation Switch Installation Instructions - USA Vehicles
501-42 Poor Seat Heating - Install Later Specification Seat Heater Pads - Installation Procedure
501-49 Rear Quarter Window Failure
501-51 Memory Systems - Driver's Seat, Steering Column, Door Mirrors - Diagnostics
501-52 Wind Noise, Water Leaks, Split Door Seal –Door Glass Height –Check/Adjust Procedure
501-53 Water Entry Into Vehicle –Possible Causes –Guidelines
501-54 Door Latch Issues –Door Ajar Switch Now Available Separately –Replacement Procedure
501-55 Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) –Flash Codes & PID Code Definitions –Diagnostics
501-57 Door Trim Panel Loose or Adrift –Upper Rear Retainer Clip Bracket –Repair
501-58 Head Restraint Inoperative –Drive Cable Not Fully Engaged In Gearbox –Repair Method
514s Throttle Closed Position Operation
501-T836 Occupancy Sensing System - Activation Procedure - Service Action T836
600-02 Pressure Washing Vehicles –Cleaning & Detailing Chemicals
600-03a Blockage Of Part-Load Breather
901-01 Squeaking Interior Trim – KRYTOX Fluid For Trim Refinement Applications
910-02 Creaking Noise from Windshield and Fascia Area – Plenum Contacting Body Braces –Repair Procedure
910-03 Noise From Front of Vehicle –Cooling Duct Vibration –Repair Procedure
910-05 Squeak/Rattle From Fascia Area –Check Bulkhead Brace Fasteners
910-07a Creak From Seat Riser Mechanism –Front Seat Frame
901-08 Squeaks & Rattles –Service Kit –Guidelines for Usage
910-09 Rattle – Rear of Vehicle Underbody –Repair Procedure
910-11 Squeaks & Rattles –Diagnostics –Repair Methods


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